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Memorial Picture "...WHETMAN, Jeffrey Paul...Beloved husband, father, son, and friend passed away at his home on October 5, 2009, at the age of 44 after a valiant battle with melanoma. He was a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland serving as 1st Regimental Commander, 2nd in student command to the Brigade Commander. His education at the academy was interrupted for his service as an LDS missionary in the Nagoya, Japan Mission. Jeff received his wings and became a naval aviator. He flew the P-3 Orion with VP-46 while stationed at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. Jeff became a flight instructor at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma. He gave up active duty and became a pilot for Delta Airlines in 2001..." WebSite: TheSpectrum http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20091018/OBITUARIES/910180338 [20OCT2009]

Memorial Picture "...WHISTLER, Jack...CDR Jack Whistler (VP-32 during WW II) passed away January 7th, 2007. The service was held in Glendale, CA...Bruce Whistler whistler@infionline.net..." [08JAN2007]

Memorial Picture "...WHITCHURCH, AMM2 Charles Laymon c/o Daughter Diana Fessler diana@fessler.com "...My father, Charles Laymon Whitchurch, passed away October 26th, 2001. Dad served at NRS Chicago, Ill (1942), NAS Glenview, Illinois (08/1942-08/1943), CASU-31 (08/1943-01/1944), MCBH Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (01/1944-08/1944) and NAS Whidbey Island, Washington (08/1944-09/1945)..." [23MAR2017]

Memorial Picture "...WHITE, Boyd E...Boyd E. White, age 70 of Leavenworth, Kansas passed away on July 10, 2011. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday July 14 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home with burial of cremains to follow at a later date in the Big Creek Cemetery in Gridley, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. Boyd was born on September 18, 1940 in Emporia, Kansas. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving with VP-4 (1963-1964) and the USS Coral Sea. Boyd was a supervisor in the gift wrap department at Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Leavenworth, KS. After leaving Hallmark in 1986 he purchased Connell True Value Hardware in Cameron, MO. He worked many years in the printing industry and at the end of his long and successful career he was a sales manager at Inx. In Edwardsville, KS., Boyd was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife of 48 years Judy White of the home, two children Lori Van Fleet and husband Larry of Bonner springs, KS., Boyd C. White and wife Becky of Olathe, KS., two sisters Joyce Hanes of Leroy, KS., and Kay Baldwin of Emporia, KS., and five grandchildren. Arrangements - Alden-Harrington Funeral Home - 214 Oak St. Bonner Springs, KS. 66012 - 913-422-4074..." Contributed by Lori L. Vanfleet bwhite@westlakehardware.com [13JUL2011]

Memorial Picture "...WHITE, Rees...My Father, Rees White, served aboard the USS Tangier (AV-8) during Pearl and after that as a Radioman. Just curious if anyone remembers Dad. He was on deck watch the morning the bombs landed. He passed away in 1974. I am his daughter. Thanks...C. HAMMER starrynightso@excite.com..." [12MAY2004]

Memorial Picture "...WHITE, CAPTAIN Richard F. "Dick"...WHITE, CAPT Richard F. US Navy (ret.) passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Born in 1934 in San Francisco, CA to Grace and Leslie White, he was the beloved husband of Katherine H. White, and adored father of Katherine W. Rogers (William), Richard F. White, Jr. (Kelly), and Inger Marie White, and grandfather to William Rogers V, Laura Rogers, Bryan White, Aidan White, and Anthony Bartolotti. He was the loving brother of Betty Carley and Leslie Loscavio (d.). He attended St. Ignatius H.S. in San Francisco, and was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. A highly decorated 30 year career naval officer, his diverse assignments included command of both aviation and sea born units. He served in VP-4 from 1971-73 and as Commanding Officer from Sep 1972 to Sep 1973. Upon retirement from the Navy, Dick continued his track record of service as a math teacher at Lumen Christi High School. According to his wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at Queen of the Miraculous Medal Church at 10 AM, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM on Monday, May 16, 2011. The Reverend Timothy MacDonald officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the USO at http://www.uso.org (2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite #1200, Arlington, VA 22201) or to the Fisher House at http://www.fisherhouse.org (111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850). Guest Book available at http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/tributes.cfm?o_id=1158762&fh_id=11222..." Contributed by Larry Hames (VP-4 Veterans Assn Database Manager) database@vp4association.com [10JUN2011]

Memorial Picture "...WHITE, LCDR Robert L...My Father, LCDR Robert L. White, flew the PB4Y-1 Liberator and PB4Y-2 Privateer during WWII. I have an album with squadron pictures of VPB-197, VB-115 (MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii), and VP-43...Sarah White Belgard offduty3@aol.com..." [17JUN2004]

Memorial Picture "...WHITED, Charles...I believe my father, Charles Whited, served with VP-110. He was a navigator. He passed away in 1986. I would like to know more about his experiences during WWII. Anne Whited Normann anormann@tulane.edu..." [29MAY2009]

Memorial Picture "...WHITLOCK, Philip F...It is with great sadness that I report that Phil passed away from lung cancer on Monday, 02/08/10 in Yacolt, WA Phil served in the AT Shop and was the 1st Tech in Crew 6 during his tour with VP-4 from 1962 to 1965..." Contributed by ANDRUSZKEWICZ, Steve "Andy" sgpa2zfmly@aol.com [13FEB2010]

Memorial Picture "...WHITMORE, Brent...I'm saddened to report our Shipmate, Brent Whitmore, passed away on April 24, 2011. He fought a valiant fight against esophageal cancer. He joined VP-19 in 1962 and flew as Crew 3's radioman. He will be missed..." Contributed by JONES, AE Larry F. larry3jones@gmail.com [23MAY2011]

Memorial Picture "...WHITTLE, Edwin "Skip"...Services for Edwin “Skip” Whittle, Jr. will be held Friday, June 23, 2017 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Longview. Mr. Whittle passed away on Friday, June 16, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Skip was born to Edwin Sr. and Vivian Whittle on October 23, 1952, in Chandler, AZ. Being raised in an Air Force family, Skip was well-traveled, and lived in several countries as a child. In 1970, he joined the United States Navy, where he served for 14 years (VP-10 and VP-30). Upon completing his military service in 1984, he moved to Longview with his wife, Jacqueline, and family. He gained employment through the City of Longview as a water meter reader, and continued to work with the City for 30 years, eventually retiring in 2014, as the building official of Longview. Mr. Whittle was a member of the Masonic Lodge Post 1396, the American Legion Post 232, and the Shriners International. He was an avid reader and fisherman, enjoyed playing his guitar, woodworking, and gardening, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family and grandkids. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Jacqueline; son Michael Whittle and wife, Amy of Hallsville; sons John Whittle and James Whittle of Longview; daughter, Sarah Clifton and her husband, Gary, of Gilmer; daughter Danielle Warren and her husband, Seth, of Longview; grandchildren Megan Clifton, Bonnie Clifton, Brodie Whittle and Kieran Warren; mother Vivian Whittle of Alexandria, LA; brother Jeff Whittle and wife Barbara, of Baton Rouge, LA; several nieces, nephews, loved ones, and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Edwin Whittle, Sr...." Contributed by FAUL, Mike mfaul@faul.net [27JUN2017]


WHALEN, BM3 THOMAS TOMBIGBRD@AOL.COM "...GOT OUT OF VP-45 IN 1957. HAD SOME REALLY GREAT TIMES. I WAS THE ONE WITH THE BIG FISH IN THE CANEL ZONE..." [04FEB2002]

WHATLEY, CW03 Ron Retired whatley@alumni.utexas.net "...I served with VP-23 from September 1963 - January 1967 (YN3) and then returned in early 1968 after AX "A" school. I transferred to VP-21 in October 1968 when they decided to disestablish VP-23, which of course never happened. I transferred to FAETUPAC NAS Moffett Field, California in July 1969 and spent the rest of my career there in VP-47, CPW-10 and VP-40, with the exception of a tour at PACFAST in NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. I retired out of VP-40 January 1985..." [E-Mail Updated 23JAN2009 | E-Mail Updated 30NOV2000 | 08JUN99]

WHAYLEN, Robert c/o son Tim Whaylen Timamcdlh@aol.com "...my father, Robert Whaylen served with VP-207 and VPB-25. He served from May 1941 to sometime in 1946. Anyone who remembers my father can send me an e-mail and I'll forward it to him..." [27JAN98]

WHEATLEY, AO1 James M. Retired JWFLYP3@AOL.COM "...Served as an aircrew AO with VP-30, VP-45, and VP-11 from 1979-1988. Made many deployments including NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NAS Bermuda, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, and NS Rota, Spain. Now working for the Tampa VA Hospital. Would like to hear from any Shipmates out there..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 01JUL2002 | 11OCT98]

WHEDBEE, Thomas G. (Gil) resq119@aol.com "...I served as Radarman, Crew 5, VP-5, 1953 and 1954, and was crew on night of Argentia crash shown in VP-5 pictures..." [17JUN2000]

WHEEDLETON, Lawrence R. bowtie_9@hotmail.com "...VT-6 (75-76), NADC Second Mech (76-80), VP-92 FE (80-90), VP-MAU NAS Brunswick, Maine FE (90-91) and VP-64 FE (91-95)..." [BIO Updated 06FEB2011 | 11NOV2004]

WHEELER, AMS2 Aaron III airon3@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VP-26 (05/1972-09/1975) with deployments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NS Rota, Spain, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NAS Bermuda and NAS Keflavik, Iceland for a couple of weeks. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 25AUG2012 | 19FEB99]

WHEELER, Burt mbgwheeler@aol.com "...I served in VP-10 from February 1962 to August 1964. I had a lot of good time in Brunswick. I hope one of my old Shipmates will read this message and get back to me. After I got out of the Navy in 1964, I only saw one crew member, Billy Dawe, he was my radioman. At that time he planned to go to college here in New England. This is my first attempt to contact any old timers. I would like to hear from any crew members or any of my friends that were in NAS Brunswick, Maine in the early 60's. I used to frequent Fat Boys, Ernies, the Driftwood and Whites beach. Send a short note to my e-mail address, I'd be glad to hear from you..." [17MAR2000]

WHEELER, Dale F. dwheeler@iserv.net "...Served with VP-6 from March 1952 to June 1955. I sure would like to hear from any of my old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 22FEB2002 | 20JAN99]

WHEELER, Don d7whee9@aol.com "...I served with VAW-11 on board the Yorktown in 1957. We were part of CAG 19, flying the guppy gut AD5w. Our CO was CDR William Braddock. I was a Plane Captain and Gas 02 tech. I was a young kid of 19. We left NAS Alameda, California im March 1957 and returned in August or September. My ship is now down in South Carolina and I have been down twice to see her. Boy did that bring back a lot of memories. Thanks..." [06DEC2004]

WHEELER, Fred E. mdwfew@comcast.net "...I served with VP-26 and VP-11 at NAS Brunswick, Maine as well as some time in Base Supply. I retired in November 1974. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [09JAN2011]

WHEELER, CDR Howare E. c/o His Son Jim Wheeler wheel@solve.net "...Shortly after starting second grade in Mass. my Dad Cdr Howare E. Wheeler returned to active duty at NAS Squantum, Massachusetts and was ordered to NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone with FASRON-105. We lived there for two plus years. I recently returned on vaction. I would like to talk to anyone who knew my Dad or was there at that time..." [14APR2000]

WHEELER, AE2 John bestdad65@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-44 (1968-1970) with deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. I retired from IBM and now self-employed..." [02NOV2013]

WHEELER, John dramman@pacbell.net "...I was in VP-40 from 85-92 AMS2. I would like to hear from some old friends..." [22SEP99]

WHEELER, Kathy (Maldonado) kailj@aol.com "...I was stationed at COMTHRDFLT Ford Island and previously at VP-31..." [08JUL2000]

WHEELER, Keith V. wheelerk@cnrf.nola.navy.mil "...When I look back on my nearly 26 years in the Navy, I always regard my tours with VQ-1 (June '76 - June '78) and VQ-2 (Dec '71 - Dec '74) as the best, most rewarding tours of duty. I flew on Crew 24 in VQ-2 and Crew 33 in VQ-1. If anyone recalls me and those times, drop me an Email..." [26FEB99]

WHEELER, ADJ2 Mike imw515@swbell.net "...I served with VP-50 from January 1969 To June 1972 with Deployments to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan, NS Sangley Point, Philippines / NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam and split deployment to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Agana, Guam..." [27JUN2009]

WHEELER, Ralph rwheele@sfwmd.gov "...I was stationed in VP-62 (the best!) from 90-93, then bound and gagged (just kidding) and sent to VP-91 from 93-95. Was at RATCEN (lushes) from 95-97. Got out and am homeported in S. FL. Did the reserve thing for a very little while, couldn't hack it. Drop me a line. I'll always be an IFT at heart! Later..." [14JAN2001]

WHEELER, Robert D. BOEINGFE@AOL.COM "...Hello to all my VP-11 Shipmates. I sure do miss our wonderful squadron, as we all know we were the best in the business. I am currently down in Nadep Jax as an FCF Engineer. I will be getting out in 8 months and hopefully will be flying with Genini Air Cargo in Washington DC. as a Professional Flight Engineer. As most of you know I started my career as an Engineer on P-3's in VP-11 and have since upgraded and I am now a Boeing 727 Engineer as well. WEll I hope to hear from all my old Shipmates, I miss you guys!!...I have been hired by Air Transport International. Subsequently, that's who I will be flying with. I am now down to 2 months to my separation date..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 25JAN2000 | 27AUG99]

WHEELER, Ron rwheeler002@nycap.rr.com "...Served in VP-23 from later part of 1955 to Sept. 1958 as an AT3 on Crew 2, then later we became crew 11, Bu. No. 141232, as seen on VP-23's page. Retired from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice after 33 years. Retired to become Chief Pilot of an air carrier cargo operation and currently serve as part-time (read low-pay) director of flight training. I am an Air Transport Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor, Advanced Ground Instructor, Instrument Ground Instructor, Mutiengine, Instrument Instructor. Miss my old friends from VP-23 and after 40 years heard from John Spiech, Bill Igoe, and Bob "Woody" Wood, AOC(ret.). Wally Bergrin, got us all together. Don't forget that we were the "airdales" they made fun of in the movies, but they were all jealous!!..." [E-Mail Updated 31JAN2011 | E-Mail Updated 12JUL99 | 25FEB99]

WHEELER, Timothy P. wheelz6869@aol.com "...I was stationed in Force Aircraft Test Squadron back in 96. I am looking for an old Shipmate. His name is David Kulibert. He is or was an AD1 I think that he went to VP-8 any help locating him would be appreciated..." [E-Mail Updated 06SEP2001 | 05MAY99]

WHELAN, Jim omceltic@cpx.net "...I was one of the first 50 Airmen to be stationed at NAS Atsugi, Japan. I arrived via Sasebo on October 1, 1950. I was assigned to FASRON-11. The base was commissioned in December 1950. I stayed with the FASRON-11 and later assigned to the Air Station itself and worked with an Army Sgt. Signnal Corp member to set up the telephone system. I had four Japanese women operators who did all incoming and outgoing cals on the main swirch board. I played on the first base basketball team in Novemebr 1950 and was a starting Offensive Tackle on the first football team the Atsugi Flyers in 1951 which won the Far East title in the service league. I was reassigned to the USS Essex (LHD-2) in March of 1952 and saw duty off North Korea as a flight deck ordanceman. Returning to the USA in July 1952, I was stationed with COMmander AIR PACific (COMAIRPAC) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. I was assigned to special services and played for the North Island Skyraiders football team. Our opening game that year was against the NFL Champion Los Angeles Rams. The game was played before a a standing room only audience of 30,000 fans in Balboa Stadium. I was re-assigned to FASRON-12 at NAS Miramar, California in early January 1953 and remained there until being re-called to NAS North Island, San Diego, California for the 1953 football season. Staioned back with FASRON-12 Personnel Office until discharged in May 1954..." [08NOV2010]

WHELAN, Thomas sgtwhelan@comcast.net "...I served with VP-47 (1971-1974). I am currently with the Carlisle, Ma. Police Department. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 06JUL2017 | 03JAN2002]

WHETSEL, LCDR Carlton E. cjwhets@knology.net "...I served with VP-31 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California from 1967 to 1968. I would like to hear from any of the crew and if anyone has information on AO Ronald Steele..." [03OCT2009]

WHETSTONE, James james.whetstone.ctr@navy.mil "...I served with VQ-1 from 1980 to 1984, VQ-2 from 1987 to 1990 and again with VQ-1 from 1991 to 1993. In hind-site, I enjoyed it all, good times and bad..." [17JUL2010]

WHIGHAM, ATCS Shealy O. Retired swhigham@lsijax.com "...I was lucky enough to serve in four VP squadrons in my 20 year career. I started in VP-21 in 1962, flying with Crew 9 until 1967 when I was one of the Jez operators selected for a tour at a NavFac station. After two years at NavFac Barbados, I returned to VP-10 for an abbreviated tour. After "B" school and a tour of shore duty at NAAS Saufley Field, Florida. I joined VP-49 in NAS Sigonella, Sicily in 1975. I went to VP-30 FRAMP Dept in 1978 and retired in 1981. Now living in the Jacksonville area and would love to hear from any Shipmates that remember me..." [16OCT2000]

WHINNEN, Gene ewhinnen@wildblue.net "...I served with VP-9 (1953-1955) at NAS Alameda, California with deployments to NAS Atsugi, Japan, NAS Kodiak, Alaska and NAS Adak, Alaska..." [23MAY2012]

WHISENHUNT, Kirk "...I was an AMS with VP-30 from 1988 to 1992 and then with VP-60 until we were all given the boot in 1995. I miss it more than I can put into words. My den has numerous P-3 pictures on it so I won't forget. Hoping to find a few Shipmates in here. Thanks!..." [11AUG2000]

WHISENHUNT, AW2 (Whiz) mwhisenhunt@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-24 from 1988 to 1992 on crews 11 and 3. I am now living in Austin, TX. Still looking for Dan Verwys. Has anyone seen this guy? If so, contact me at my email address, or John Leinhauser at Special Projects, NAS Jacksonville, Florida..." [BIO/E-Mail Updated 08JAN2003 | Updated 03MAR98]

WHISMAN, Michael mwhisman@1starnet.com "...I served in VXN-8 from 1970 to 1971 and was transferred to VP-30 from the fall of 1971 to April 1972. I was an ordnanceman and was always called "Whissy." In VXN-8 I flew aircrew, worked in the AE shop and the flightline. This was all at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland..." [15FEB98]

WHISSEL, Leoonard M. whis1@msn.com "...I was with VW-13 from 1960 to 1962 and than again from 1960 to 1964. I was an AC1 Assistant CIC Officer. I have over 3000 hours in the Willy Victors over 100 barriers. I had some rough landings in the Azors when the Field was closed to all but us. I would like to hear from anybody who served with VW-13..." [18DEC99]

WHITAKER, AX2 toni_k@attglobal.net "...I served in VP-6 from 1969 - 1973..." [09APR2000]

WHITAKER, James Jr. jwjr1943@yahoo.com "...I served with VT-31 (05/1963-03/1964) working with P2V, PRM and S2F and VU-6 (04/1964-03/1965) at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 20JUN2017 | 28MAR2000]

WHITAKER, Terry whitaket@msnotes.wustl.edu "...I served with VT-26 from September 1968 to September 1970. I worked on the flight line for a year before moving to VT-26 Material working the night shift. I received orders in 1970 for the Naval Support Activity in Saigon. I was surprised since most of the guys I knew were transferred to VA and VF squadrons.I have fond memories of Chase Field. We were very busy in those days with the Vietnam War. I recall the "Bug Wagon" coming around the barracks every night selling beers and junk food..." [05SEP2002]

WHITCRAFT, LCDR John Retired mkjc@turbonet.com "...I was in VP-44 from late 61 till 63. Met the squadron in NAS Sigonella, Sicily then back to NAS Norfolk, Virginia and then the NAS Patuxent River, Maryland for the transisition to P-3A's. I was an AT2 advanced to AT1 and worked mainly as a maintenance tech and flew on shop skins. Great to see some name that I recognize from 40 years ago. Left VP-44 for the NESEP program and retired in 78 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland as LCDR. Always regretted never getting back to the VPNavy. Now retired again and living in Genesee Idaho..." [24OCT2001]

WHITE, AME3 Bill (Skippy) wwhitewood@aol.com "...I served with VAQ-33 from 1989 to 1991. I know over half the guys on the list. I would like to know what all my friends have been up to..." [05MAY2003]

WHITE, Bob rdwhite1717@att.net "...I maintained, as well as taught ASW tactics from 1961-1964 while assigned to FAETU DET II. I trained P2V-5, P2V-7 and P5M flight crews on ASW tactics next to the seawall at NAS Jacksonville, Florida supporting VP-30 as a Tradevman (TD). I received a commission through the NESEP Program (Purdue U, BSEE in 1968). I was in VP-16 from 1969 - 1973 with deployments/dets to NAS Bermuda, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, and NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal. In 1974-1977, I was assigned to CPW-2 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, and am a plankowner of the ASWOC. After a stint on USS Ranger (CV-61), I was in VP-22 (1982-1984) with deployments/dets to NAS Agana, Guam, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, and NAS Adak, Alaska. I was at CPW-2 from 1984-1985. Then I was in VP-17 as the XO/CO from 1985 - 1987 with deployments/dets to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, NAS Adak, Alaska, Utapao, NSF Diego Garcia and NAS Misawa, Japan. From 1987-1990, I was at CTF-12 (COMASWFORPAC) responsible for the operations of VP squadrons in the Eastern Pacific. I was a Plankowner there as well. In 1991-1993, I was CO of NAF Misawa, Japan, a base for P-3 operations in Northern Japan (with the USAF and the JMSDF). I have flown ASW/Surveillance missions from NSF Diego Garcia, U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, NAS Agana, Guam, NAS Misawa, Japan, Osan, NAS Atsugi, Japan, NAS Adak, Alaska, Shemya, NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, Midway, Iwo Jima, NAS Kodiak, Alaska, Eilsson, NAS North Island, San Diego, California, NAS Moffett Field, California, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, Key West, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, NAS Brunswick, Maine, Barbados, Eleuthera, NAS Bermuda, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NS Rota, Spain, Torrejon, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, Naples, Corfu, Souda Bay, and Valkenberg, - to name just a few. After 35 years in the Navy, I am now retired enjoying computers, tennis, grandchildren, traveling, climbing, biking, sailing, etc, etc...I flew in the P-3A, P-3B, P-3B (Mod), P3C, and P-3C (Mod) models..." [E-Mail Updated 02SEP2007 | E-Mail Updated 27JAN2006 | 23AUG99]

WHITE, Boyd white@wsuhub.uc.twsu.edu "...I was in VP-4 in 63-64 in Okinawa and Hawaii. AO-3 flew YD-9. Have located all of our enlisted crew. Need to know how to locate officers for old YD-9.. I was in VP-4 in 63-64 in Okinawa and Hawaii. AO-3 flew YD-9. Have located all of our enlisted crew. Need to know how to locate officers for old YD-9.. Ph 1-316-691-8728 home after 5 CT. Crew Poston, Monsinger, Guemplien, Sanders, and Brunk ..."

WHITE, Carlton carlori@cox.net "...I served with VP-31 (06/1978-11/1978) at NAS Moffett Field, California and VP-22 (1978-1982) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I can still remember being deployed to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines when we lost VP-22 QA-6 on June 27, 1979..." [BIO Updated 19MAY2013 | 13MAR2011]

WHITE, Charles (Chuck) cwhite91@cox.net "...After serving in DD-748 for 3 deployments, I decided there had to be a better way so went to flight training in 1956/57. My first squadron was VP-1 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington from 1957 to 1961. Deployed to NAS Kodiak, Alaska as a Lt second nav in Crew 3 of a P2V-5F. Second deployment to NAS Iwakuni, Japan in 1959 in P2V-7 and final deployment to NAS Adak, Alaska in 1961. One of my biggest career errors was not accepting the invitation to help Cdr Johm Murph start VP-31 in 1960. Oh well. Reported to VP-4 in 1966 and deployed to NAS Iwakuni, Japan in P-3A (Deltic)..." [E-Mail Updated 08OCT2005 | E-Mail Updated 14OCT2004 | E-Mail Updated 16DEC2000 | 18MAR2000]

WHITE, Dennis W. neptune10@comcast.net "...I served with VP-1 (1963-1965) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington (Oordnance Flight Crew). I still have the NAS Iwakuni, Japan (1964-1965) deployment cruisebook..." [16OCT2010]

WHITE, ATR2 Don VP-19 "Towbar" whited47@cyberhighway.net "...Any Shipmates from VP-19 '68 - '70 especially those living in Portland Or or anywhere in the pacific northwest e-mail me soonest. Any word on VP NAS Moffett Field, California Reunions for the "cold war" era? Message phone 503-978-5570. Thanks..." [28OCT98]

WHITE, Doug [Whitey] dougwhite5@excite.com "...I was an AE2 with VW-4 from 1967 till 1970. Who can remember AE1 'Pappy' Howe? I am interested in contacting Walter Matthews, Crash Rinebolt, Chief Bill Ries and all others who served during this time frame. Some may remember me by the nickname 'Whitey'..." [22MAY2000]

WHITE, Eldred Archie joyearch@jps.net "...I served with VP-22 from 1952-54 stationed in NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii and NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan. When the squardon was going to NAS Adak, Alaska I went to FASRON-117. If anyone sees this and knows of someone from that eras, please contact me..." [05SEP2003]

WHITE, George D. gdw@provide.net"...I served with VPB-118 in the Lodoto crew (crew 14) from March to August 1945..." [E-Mail Updated 05JUN2000 | E-Mail Updated 06SEP99]

WHITE, ADR3 Harrie hw4570@msn.com "...I served iwith VAW-33 from late 1964 to late 1966 as ADR3. Worked at Engine Buildup Shop towards the end and made a couple of short cruises aboard the Intrepid (Middie Cruise) and Wasp (Gemini 3, 4, 6 & 7) recoveries as Plane Captain. I'd like to hear from any of my old Shipmates..." [23APR2004]

WHITE, Harry hrwhite821@centurytel.net "...Served a short time in VP-24 while in NAS Norfolk, Virginia, 1961. Looking for a squadron patch from 1961. Anyone who could advise me where to look please reply. Thank you..." [09MAR2004]

WHITE, ADRC James L jam113@worldnet.att.net "...1957 VW-13...the sqd DECON...57 we went to NAS Patuxent River, Maryland to either go to VW-11 or VW-15. I went to VW-15 and back to ARG. until 1960. Good tour of duty!!!!! OPS..."

WHITE, ADC James M. Retired james.white@hs.utc.com "...VP-23 1969 NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployment with Crew 12 (my nickname was SMITTY). I believe our P2V7 was BUNO: 145905. I was crew 12's second mech, Huttmaker was my Plane Captain (Engineer). Our aircraft suffered major nose damage when crew 10 pranged it at night on return to NAS Sigonella, Sicily after patrol. Have pictures of it with a Navy blue nose. Remember Miss Bluenose anyone? Did NS Subic Bay, Philippines dets, Athens, Puerto Rico, Long patrols. Remember hearing we had landed on the Moon during a night patrol out of NS Subic Bay, Philippines. Continued in P2 Navy, till 71 transfered to NMC NAS Point Mugu, California became P2V5 second mech for Pacific Missle Test Center. Launching BQM34 drones on the range. In contact with a few ex VP-23 Shipmates. Traveled extensivly in my Naval career U.S.S. Essex, U.S.S. Coral Sea, U.S.S. Saratoga was in HS1, HS9, HC2, VC2, VS-22, VF154 PLUS Stationed Asmara Ethiopia, NAMTRADET NAS North Island, San Diego, California, and NAVY RECRUITING VAN NUYS. VP Navy was the best. Married a Maineiac 69 divorced 1989 two weeks after I retired, nice retirment present. Retired as a ADC. Any ex VP-23 from that era contact me. Remarried two new kids (mine) working teaching APU's worldwide. My current customer base is Mainland China. Been to the Great Wall and Forbidden City. Saw some familiar names. Great site be back often..." [21SEP2001]

WHITE, Jeff jwhite3@visus.jnj.com "...I served in VP-49 as mech. from 1982-1985. I would like to hear from any one who was in this squadron at that time..." [19SEP2001]

WHITE, John c/o His Son John White, Jr Roguesgt@icomnet.com "...Looking for anyone who my have been with VP-47 from 1951 to 1953 and may have known my father John White. He was a AM3 and flew as tail gunner on BA2. His twin brother Lonnie also flew with VP-47 during the same time on BA9 I believe. Would like to share any information and pictures of aircraft and crews if anyone out there has any they would like to share..." [26JUN2000]

WHITE, AE John W. jwhite198@tampabay.rr.com "...I served with VP-861 (January 1951) and was discharged June 1954 from VP-18. I would to locate a VP-861 Patch (Logo). I believe it was Neptune riding a Dolphin. I was a AE and was on the crew which flew a broken bird home from Malta in 1953..." [E-Mail Updated 24MAY2010 | 12MAY99]

WHITE, TE2 Leo leo@donet.com "...I served aboard NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii in Communcation from 1951 to 1953 and 6 months at NAS Midway Island. I was a teletype operate TE2. I now live in Ohio..." [01MAR2009]

WHITE, Lydia wiliam_x@questinternet.net "...I was with VP-16 and got out in November of 98..." [15JAN2000]

WHITE, DK2 Mar Retired MARASHDAN3@AOL.COM "...VP-6 FROM 1991 TO 1993-- NAS Misawa, Japan DEPLOYMENT. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM THE ANYONE FROM THE SQUADRON. THOSE WERE THE GOOD OLE DAYS. KEEP IN TOUCH!!!!!!..." [23JAN99]

WHITE, AFCM Marvin M. "...CAN WRITE TO ME AT 11538 GETAWAY LN. CHARLOTTE, NC 28215. A BROADARROW (VP-62) FROM MAR 72 TO MARCH OF 92. STILL DRILLING WITH VP-62 IN NAS Jacksonville, Florida ON PERMISSIVE ORDERS ON THE BLUE (1ST) WEEKEND EACH MONTH..." [09APR99]

WHITE, YN1(AW) Mary Ellen Retired mewhite18@msn.com "...I served aboard NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (drilling reservist) from 1973 to 1975 (TAR February 1975), Active Duty Training and Administration of Reserves (TAR) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts in VP SRU from 1975 to 1979, VP-92, VR-52 at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania from 1980 to 1983, Naval Military Personnel Command (NMPC) in Washington DC from 1983 to 1986, VP-68 at NAF Andrews, Maryland from 1986 to 1989, Naval Supply Center at NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii from 1989 to 1992 and Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Manchester, NH from 1992 to 1995. I retired from active duty February 1995..." [E-Mail Updated 04AUG2009 | BIO Updated 16DEC2005 | BIO Updated 12DEC2005 | 10APR2005 | 18APR99]

WHITE, Michael miamiman53@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-50 (1975-1978) at NAS Moffett Field, California with two deployments to NAF Misawa, Japan (froze my butt off!). I worked on the Flight Line (launch & recovery and operated GSE. equipment). I am looking for the VP-50 Blue Dragon Patch (will pay reasonable price plus shipping) and Cruise Bbooks from 1974 to 1978..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 26OCT2010 | 22APR2010]

WHITE, Monroe Franklin barwhite@ewol.com "...I served with VP-861 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. We were recalled to active duty at the beginning of the Korean War. Transferred to NAS Corpus Christi, Texas to pick up new planes, then wento to NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco then returned to NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I was discharged at NAS Norfolk, Virginia in 1952. Would like to correspond with anyone from that time period..." [31AUG2002]

WHITE, SCPO Richard "Dick" Shipmate PixCirca 1969 c/o Richard A. White II raf-peacemaker@comcast.net "...My Father, Richard "Dick" White has now been retired from the Navy longer than he was in, he is 76 and still sharp as a tack. He tells of his time with VP-44 with a smile on his face and, just as I did when I was young, his grand kids, great grand kids and great great grand kids listen with the same wonderment. we have built a "man cave" we call the patriot, it is a tribute to my familys rich military history. on the wall with several other plaques is the Golden Pelican..." [PIX Updated 01APR2014 | 11FEB2014]

WHITE, CAPTAIN Richard F. "Dick" Retired campfire3@comcast.net "...Happy to see all of the "Skinny Dragon" (VP-4) alumni writing in. I was XO from 1971 to 1972 and CO from 1972 to 1973. It was a fantastic squadron with fantastic personnel who made it so..." [22JUL2004]

WHITE, Robert H. debnzig@gci.net "...I served with VP-46 from 67-70 as AT1/ATC, AMD, Maint Cont, Avionics..." [E-Mail Updated 18MAR2002 | E-Mail Updated 23MAR2001 | 11JAN99]

WHITE, CDR Scott R. http://www.patronsix.com/html/white_vp-6.html "...A native of Milton, Florida, Commander Scott R. White graduated from the University of West Florida in June 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his commission through NROTC. He commenced flight training in August 1975 and was designated a Naval Aviator in June 1976. Commander White reported to VP-44 homebased at NAS Brunswick, Maine in February 1977. He completed two deployments to the North Atlantic and qualified as a P-3C Update II Patrol Plane Commander, Instructor Pilot and Mission Commander. His billets in VP-44 included Pilot Training Officer, Schedules Officer and Pilot NATOPS Officer. In March 1980, Commander White reported aboard VT-2 at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida where he qualified as a Primary and Intermediate stage flight instructor in the T-34C aircraft. He taught student naval aviators radio instrument and precision aerobatic flying until July 1982. Assigned to USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63) in November 1982, Commander White qualified as a Tactical Action Officer and made a Western Pacific/Indian Ocean deployment with Battle Group BRAVO. From November 1984 to November 1985 he was a student at the College of Naval Command and Staff, U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He concurrently earned a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from Salve Regina College in November 1985. Reporting to CPW-2 in December 1985, Commander White served as the Administration Officer and as Officer in Charge of an extended joint service detachment to Midway Island. Following refresher training, Commander White reported to VP-22, homebased at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii where he served as the Operations Officer, Executive Assistant and Quality Assurance Officer. With VP-22, he deployed in P-3B (MOD) aircraft to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. In June 1989, Commander White reported to the staff of Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet, where he served as Assistant for International Security Affairs and Assistant for Command Relations. On March 15, 1991, Commander White reported aboard VP-6 as the Executive Officer and assumed the command on March 27, 1992. Commander White's awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal,National Defense Service Medal and other unit and deployment citations and ribbons..." [17APR2004]

WHITE, AT Sidney "Bud" white1@cfl.rr.com "...I served with VP-22 from 1956 to 1959. Some of the best years of my life. Would be honored to hear from my old Shipmates. I was an AT and flew as a Radioman on Crew 2 and on some other crews. Flew in the H-Bomb exercises in the Pacific and patrols from NAS Iwakuni, Japan, the Philipines and NAS Kodiak, Alaska. Was flying on Plane 12 (?) when a round from the 50's on our Crown Turret cooked off and put the plane out of commission after it hit our tail over the Sea of Japan. We were fortunate it didn't put us in the drink. I live in Palm Bay, Florida near the Space Center and most of my time is spent fishing in my small boat. My phone number is (321)723-5544 should anyone care to contact me..." [E-Mail Updated 19MAR2008 | E-Mail Updated 25APR2007 | 11APR2004]

WHITE, William "Bill" billdee55@comcast.net "...I served aboard NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam (01/1970-12/1970). I was part of the crew that flew back to NAS Norfolk, Virginia to pick up a par plane and we island hopped back to NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam..." [05FEB2012]

WHITE, William E. Jr. Retired billie-white@home.com "...The P4M was the first navy aircraft I worked on as a young aviation electrician in 1951 thru 1953 at NS Sangley Point, Philippines. The squadron then was know as special project before becoming VQ-1. 1953 t0 1954 at FASRON-113 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, then VF-12 NAS Jacksonville, Florida, back at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, Kawjalien, the VF-121 1958 thru 1961. Then VF-141 and VF-53 then to NAMTRADET 3032 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida then USS Enterprise 1971 thru 1974 then Exam Center NAS Pensacola, Florida 1974 thru 1977 then retired..." [E-Mail Updated 21JAN2002 | 25SEP2001]

WHITEGIVER, Matthew farnorthwoods@yahoo.com "...I was in VP-44 from 1980 to 1983. Was on VP-44's first WestPac deployment. I would love to hear from any old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 10JUL2002 | 31DEC98]

WHITEHEAD, RM1 Alfred "B.L." alfredwhitehead@comcast.net "...I served with VP-30 (1976-1978). I was an RM2 and made RM1 just before I transferred to my next command. I remember flying a few times with LT Sinzie (hope I have that spelled correctly) and going out every day to plug the crypto units on the aircraft. I had a small boa constrictor that I kept in an aquarium in the communications office. Great tour of duty with VP-30..." [12DEC2010]

WHITEHOUSE, PHCS Frank Retired frankw@worldpath.net "...Served in VP-26 in the 70's..." [29JUL2001]

WHITEHOUSE, ABH3 Ralph Alan ralph.whitehouse@verizon.net "...I served aboard NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (1967-1968) on the Leeward side of the base. I was a crash firefighter and arresting gear technician..." [04AUG2011]

WHITELEY, Guy guyser@ime.net "...Was an AW in VP-11 from Sept 70 thru Oct 78 then at TSC/ASWOC NAS Bermuda from Jan 79 thru Jul 81. Would like to hear from anyone there then..." [05NOV98]

WHITENER, Willie wwhitener@hotmail.com "...I graduated from Boot Camp at NAS North Island, San Diego, California) (1957), TAD NAS Whidbey Island, Washington (1957 to March 1958), "A" School NAS Jacksonville, Florida, ATU-402 NAS Kingsville, Texas (September 1958 to 1960) until the squadron left for NAS New Iberia, Louisiana. I had to stay due to time left on enlistment. I left the Navy September 1960 and have been living in Kansas City, MO. ever since. I would love to hear from anyone from that era..." [25MAY2008]

WHITESIDE, Terence Grant terrybm3@yahoo.ca "...Born in Canada, crossed border in 1964 and joined USN. Bootcamp San Diego, then to VT-30 NAS Corpus Christi, Texas. Volunteered for NAM, and orders to NAVSUPPACT (NSA) FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam from September 1965 to September 1966. September 1966 orders to USS Salamonie (AO-26) until June 1968. Then returned to Canada, where I joined Winnipeg Police Service and retired in 1998. Now reside in Lac Du Bonnet, Mb Canada..." [17APR2006]

WHITFIELD, ENSIGN Earl (A.E.) [Deceased], c/o His Daughter Lynette Wohlmuth (Whitfield) wohldogs@aol.com "...My father was Earl Whitfield, Ens. A. E. Whitfield, of VP-28. I have a 1953-1954 Tour book for which my father is listed as co-editor. My father was in Crew 2 as pictured in the book. LT H. L. Biell is listed as chairman and co-editor. My dad passed away in 1985 and I would love to talk to anyone who knew him. Thank you!..." [29MAY2002]

WHITLEY, AMS3 Rick rwhitt1@peoplepc.com "...I served with AIMD NAS Moffett Field, California from 1972 to 1976, VP-31 from 1976 to 1977, and with VP-46. Anybody remember me - how about it?..." [E-Mail Updated 31JUL2004 | 28NOV2002]

WHITLOCK, Gene T. gtwosw@infoave.net "...I was in VP-3 from 1949-1951, flying in P2V-3 aircraft mostly, out of NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone, NAS Jacksonville, Florida and all points in between there and NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. Would like to contact any Shipmates who served VP-3 back then and dwell in memoryland for awhile. I was Aviation Electronicsman Second and was known to have a "hot fist" on the radio key. Any of you old salts still around?..." [10SEP99]

WHITLOW, Norman L. nwhitlow@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VU-3 from 1962 to 1964. I worked on the flight line (P2V's)..." [25APR2006]

WHITLEY, AT2 Dennis whitleydennis@gmail.com "...I served with VP-10 (1984-1987) with deployments to NAS Bermuda and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [12MAY2015]

WHITLEY, AT2 Hubert "John" hw790@bellsouth.net "...I served with VP-7 from 1966 to 1969. I worked up to Radioman on Crew-12 later as Crew-33. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [28NOV2009]

WHITMAN, ATC Bob Retired oldbob@bellsouth.com "...I was a radioman in both VW-15 and later VW-13, 1956-1959. Attended the Reunion at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. It was the greatest. Have made many E-Mail friends since then. I have not seen any comments about the best feeding mess hall that I ever saw in my whole Navy carrer. They went all out when the evening meal was over, we often carried loads of lobster back to the room along with pounds of butter to saute them in. We had an electric pan for that. It is a miraclewe did not burn down the barracks with the obverlad we put on the circuits. We also had the best GCA operators in the world. We must have driven them crazy at times. Let's keep up the communication guys..." [31DEC99]

WHITMIRE, AD1 Billy bwhitmire1@cox.net "...I served with VP-44 (1973-1976) and AIMD NAS Brunswick, Maine (1976-1979)..." [05SEP2013]

WHITMIRE, Dale agent33@neo.rr.com "...I served with VP-10 NAS Brunswick, Maine from January 1964 to October 1966. I was a member of CAC-10 (BUNO: 131497). We deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland from January through May 1966. I didn't realize at the time how much fun it all was. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 12FEB2008 | 11DEC97]

WHITMORE, Brent blw@arctic.net "...I served with VP-19 from 1963 to 1966 and made the NAS Adak, Alaska deployment during that time period. It was interesting since Alaska was and is my home state. I visited places many Alaskans never see. My thanks to the page administrator for this one., Memories abound. I was in Crew 3 as a radioman although my rating was AX. NAS Moffett Field, California was home plate at that time and I understand many of my Shipmates are still there. Hi to all of you. Its been a long time.Would like to hear from anyone who remembers this old morse operator..." [29MAY98]

WHITNEY, Donald H. whitneydon@mbusa.net "...VC-62 was a photo recon squadron on the East coast. I am trying to find more information about VC-62 which was stationed at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida and later NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I served with VC-62 at both air fields and later in a detachment on the USS Roosevelt CVA 42 and the Hornet CVA-?..." [01JAN2000]

WHITNEY, Roy royw15@aol.com "...I served with the Sea Bees at NAS Kwajalein, Marshall Islands (1955) and NAS Iwakuni, Japan (1956). I'm looking for a patch of either ar both of them..." [21OCT2010]

WHITT, Charles M. charl@direcway.com "...I served iwith VP-28 from April 1960 to April 1961. I caught up to the squadron in NAS Iwakuni, Japan in April 1960 only to move back to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii a few weeks later. I flew as radioman in crew three with LT Conrad Sawiak, pilot and LT Clauson, co-pilot. We visited Midway and Johnston Islands a couple of times each. I am a brother to Richard Whitt who came to the squadron only two days after I left to come home. December 27, 2002, Sam Cyrus and myself met up after some 32 years. We talked about the old squadron and a lot of different sailors we remembered..." [30DEC2002]

UPDATE "...I am the oldest son of Conrad Sawiak. We changed our name when my dad opened his real estate office. I am pretty sure we are talking about the same man as I was in the 3rd grade in Barbers Point and there aren't many Sawiaks in the Navy! What a memory you must have to remember the names of the pilots. Just thought I would drop you a line as my dad brought me into that P2V a few times and it was kind of spooky to see your memory as written above. His flight jacket is my most prized memory. The smell still brings me back 40 years...Conrad Sawiak cgtarga7@cisco.com..." [27JUL2004]

WHITT, AT2 Forrest forrest_whitt@hotmail.com "...I served with VAQ-134 (01/1972-07/1976) NAS Whidbey Island, Washington and VP-69 (08/1976-1981) flying as FCO while attending the University of Washington..." [19DEC2013]

WHITTAKER, AMH2 Robert J. Jr. deputydog60@hotmail.com "...I was with VP-48 from 1959 to 1963 where I worked out of the Airframes Shop as a hydraulics tech. I left the Navy and squadron as an AMH2 in 1963 and returned to civilian life..." [E-Mail Updated 09APR2002 | 05MAR2000]

WHITTEMORE, AE3 Warren wwhittemore@stny.rr.com "...I served with FASRON-107 at NAS Keflavik, Iceland in 1953 as a AE3 in the Maintenance Shop. We had a PBY-5A which was damaged taking mail to a DEW line ship above the circle. We then got a new Grumman HU-16 Albatross. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 09JUN2010 | 05NOV2002]

WHITTENBURG, AX2 Rob p3cwst@mfire.com "...I served with VP-31's WC210 Avionics as an AX2, Weapon Systems Technician (NEC's 6583/6586/8258) from December 1978 through November 1981. I mostly worked on early preflight and being a morning person, I enjoyed it very much. On occasion I would do IFT duties as a replacement for the regular aircrew AT's/AX's - VP-31 being quite shorthanded of IFT's at the time. I loved doing IFT duties when the few opportunities came my way and I believe I did them well. I am married to a beautiful Filipina schoolteacher and we have a cute mestisa daughter that is just beginning school this year. What a blessing they are in my life. Presently, I am a chief pilot for a utility company and I have been flying their Cessna Citation SII for 10 years and previously their Beechcraft King Air B200. Along with the CE-500 Type Rating, I carry the B-737 Type on my ATP. I haven't done electronics for gainful employment since leaving the Navy though I still enjoy Ham Radio communication electronics as a hobby. Though many names and faces have faded in my memories, it would be nice to hear from any of my good shipmates that I worked with at the RAG Squadron during those years. As I go through life it becomes more apparent that knowing them left a positive and lasting mark on me and it was an honor to know them all. I am very thankful as I believe I received more than I gave. Hopefully, those I worked with benefited from my efforts to help take care of this proxy family unit called VP-31. It is a rare day that I don't occasionally think of some particular moment from my days at VP-31. Still hearing from a few fellow shipmates of the past and flying with two of them (ex-PPC's) in the corporate aviation world..." [BIO Updated 18MAR2005 | E-Mail Updated 30MAY2004 | BIO Updated 09AUG2003 | E-Mail Updated 23MAR2002 | E-Mail Updated 28FEB99 | 08MAR98]

WHITTLE, Jacquie (formerly AZ2 Pollett) JWHITTLE@ANGLEBOARD.COM "...Served in VP-10 from 1980 thru 1984. Did 2 tours NAS Keflavik, Iceland and 1 tour NAS Bermuda. Married Skip Whittle(AW1)18 years ago & 5 children later we are living in Texas. Sure do miss all of our shipmates and would love to hear from you!! And for all the true tenners: "It's Hard to be Humble, When your a Ten!" Best wishes to all of my old Shipmates!!!..." [04APR2001]

WHITTLE, Edwin "Skip" swhi22@Yahoo.com "...I served with VP-10 (Batmen) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida from 1970-1976, VP-30 from 1977-1979, and VP-10 at NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1980-1983 - CAC 5 Outlaws, what a bunch! (We caught the Oscar!) Never forget 'One Eye'd Jose's Last Chance Cafe' in Puerto Monte, Chile! PM, (Pat Elliot). If your out there, give me a shout!..." [26JAN2003]

WHITTON, ADRAN Richard K. papa151@optonline.net "...I served with VP-7 (12/1960-12/1962) at NAS Brunswick, Maine and NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I worked in Power Plants Shop. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 07APR2014 | E-Mail Updated 25DEC2001 | 03SEP99]

WHITWORTH, ENS S. M. c/o His Daughter Paula (Whitworth) Harris and/or Grandson Andy Crews crews@satx.rr.com "...My Grandfather, Sidney M. Whitworth, served with FAW-15 NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco as a PBY pilot. All he can tell me is that he was in a Utility Squadron after being transferred there from VP-3 in NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone where he was a PBY Radioman. I would appreciate any information you can share..." [E-Mail Updated 11DEC2003 | BIO Updated 09FEB2001 | 09JUL2000]

WHORTON, AE2 Clay clay@motorcenter.us "...I served with VP-9 (1980-1983)..." [05FEB2012]

WHORTON, Sammie K. s_whorton@msn.com "...I served with VQ-1 from 1965 to 1967 and the USS Constellation from 1967 to 1969. Would love to hear from former Shipmates during that time..." [28DEC2003]


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